Spice Island and the Indonesian Archipelago C.1598
Reproduction of the most valuable and rare maps of spice islands in Indonesia or East Indies engraved by Petrus Plancius. The map was originally collected and bounded by Jan Huygen van Linschoten in his book Itinerario, the first popular sailing guide to the ports and cities of the Portuguese trading empire in the Far East including the Spice Islands, China and Japan. This valuable and highly secret informations contained on the map could bring the death penalty in Portugal if made public at the end of the 16th century.
Size: 61 cm x 46 cm (S) – 80 cm x 60 cm (M) – 107 cm x 80 cm (L)
Printed on canvas – vinyl